A workers' cooperative growing food on London's edge in the Lea Valley

The Vine Trail

Growing and looking after grape vines
Saturday 26 November, 9.30am-4pm

A popular course in 2010 – a one day course that will look at everything to do with growing grape vines, from their planting, and growth training, propagating new plants and specific pruning essentials.

The course will be based at the Hawkwood growing site, and will involve practical work and demonstrations in the newly-established vineyard as well as classroom-based sessions, including the following topics: annual growth cycle of the grape vine; tool use; propagating, planting and replanting vines; working with 1 and 2 year old vines; annual calendar of work with the grape vine. The course is led by Marko Bojcun who has been growing vines and making wine in Northeast London for over 20 years. He is an experienced tutor and member of Organiclea. Please bring a packed lunch and wear suitable outdoor footwear and clothing.
£60)/ £40 / £20 – see our course fee guide for details of how concessions apply.

Book your place now on our registration page!

Click here for directions to the Hawkwood community plant nursery where the course takes place.



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